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Kinstellar

Energy & Natural Resources

2 ranked lawyersBand 2KazakhstanGlobal 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Kinstellar's energy and natural resources team in Kazakhstan regularly acts for international financial institutions on high-value project financing and capital markets mandates. The legal practice is additionally called upon by corporate entities on M&A mandates, particularly for clients in the oil and gas and mining sectors. Kinstellar also advises on corporate restructurings, joint ventures and contentious mandates.

Notable practitioners

Almas Zhaiylgan is a counsel at Kinstellar, based in Almaty. He is a market-leading lawyer regarded for his extensive experience assisting major oil and gas and mining corporates with transactional mandates, including project finance and capital market matters in the field.

Joel Benjamin is Kinstellar's managing partner in Almaty, as well as Tashkent. He is a US-qualified practitioner who offers expertise in oil and gas transactions. He also supports clients on project financing and capital markets mandates.

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Kazakhstan

Energy & Natural Resources


Almas Zhaiylgan
Band 1
Joel Benjamin
Band 3